Jessica joined the Laser Plasma Laboratory as a graduate student in 2017. Her research focuses on the propagation of filaments generated by high-intensity, ultrashort pulses through different atmospheric conditions.
J. Pena, H. Kerrigan and M. Richardson "Shockwave enhancement from temporally separated filaments interacting with a water droplet" Journal of the Optical Society of America B-Optical Physics, 38(8), pp. 2437-2442 (2021)
D. Thul, R. Bernath, N. Bodnar, H. Kerrigan, D. Reyes, J. Pena, P. Roumayah, L. Shah, D. Maukonen, J. Bradford, M. Baudelet, S.R. Fairchild and M.C. Richardson "The mobile ultrafast high energy laser facility - A new facility for high-intensity atmospheric laser propagation studies" Optics and Lasers in Engineering, 140, A. 106519 (2021)
D. Reyes, J. Pena, W. Walasik, N. Litchinitser, S.R. Fairchild and M.C. Richardson "Filament conductivity enhancement through nonlinear beam interaction" Optics Express, 28(18), pp. 26764-26773 (2020)
B. Bhaduri, M. Yessenov, D. Reyes, J. Peña, M. Meem, S. Rostami-Fairchild, R. Menon, M.C. Richardson, and A.F. Abouraddy "Broadband space-time wave packets propagating 70 m" Optics Letters, 44(8), pp. 2073-2076 (2019)